You can’t explain a web programmers job to an 18th century farmer because he has no context for it.

Where fantasy and reality hit, it is much easier to see jobs we’ll lose rather than the ones we’ll create, the ones that haven’t been needed yet.

To imagine a future based on what we’ve seen in the past.

The Patent officer who wanted to close the patent office becasue no new invention could be invented.

Bill Gates who said computer don’t need more than 64 Meg of memory.

Warren Buffet who missed Google, Facebook and others.

However smart or rich we are, we are all limited in our ability to see / control / predict the future.

 

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